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Best Lawyers Switzerland

Recommended for Corporate Law, Mergers & Acquisition Law. Private Equity Law.

The Best Lawyers in Switzerland named Robert Bernet "Lawyer of the Year 2020" for Corporate Law in Basel.

Legal 500 (EMEA 2019) - "Commercial, Corporate and M&A"

"VISCHER has 'a strong position in the Basel market' and 'can assist very well in corporate transactions', with a particular focus on mid-market M&A and private equity deals, as well as Chinese inbound and outbound transactions. Jürg Luginbühl and the 'very responsive' Robert Bernet 'align teams according to the size of the transaction' and provide 'pragmatic solutions while maintaining reasonable hourly rates'. Recent highlights include handling Dutch client Lundbeck's €905m acquisition of the entire share capital in Prexton Therapeutics, as well as advising GreatStar Hangzhou Industrial on the purchase of Lista. Life sciences and IT specialist Matthias Staehelin is the another key contact."

Chambers Europe/Global (2019) - "Corporate/M&A"

"Matthias Staehelin has a strong focus on transactions within the life sciences sector and advised Symetis on its USD435 million acquisition by Boston Scientific. He is noted by sources for "his ability to 'think business' and come up with practical solutions."

Chambers Europe/Global (2019) - "Corporate/M&A"

"Highlighted as a "strong negotiator" by sources, Jürg Luginbühl advises on company formation and acquisitions. He acts for clients in the hospitality, healthcare and retail sectors and advised Cham Paper on the CHF146.5 million sale of its specialist paper business to Sappi."

Chambers Europe/Global (2019) - "Corporate/M&A"

"Sources highlight Benedict Christ for his "flexibility, expertise and profound knowledge" and underline his skill as a "very good negotiator." His areas of focus include the insurance and travel industries, advising clients on acquisitions."

Chambers Europe/Global (2019) - "Corporate/M&A"

"Robert Bernet represented Syngenta in the Swiss aspects of the carve-out and sale of its sugar beet seeds business. He has further experience in the energy and private equity sectors, assisting with cross-border transactions. He draws praise from interviewees for his "proactive and commercially-minded approach to tackling problems."

Legal 500 (EMEA 2018) - "Commercial, corporate and M&A"

"Vischer is particularly ‘strong in private M&A and private equity transactions for young, fast-growing companies in the healthcare and digital media sectors’. The practice advised Symetis on its $435m all-cash acquisition by Boston Scientific and also assisted Anheuser-Busch InBev with the €7.3bn sale of SABMiller’s business in Eastern Europe to Asahi. Co-head Jürg Luginbühl and associate Gian-Andrea Caprez are recommended for ‘finding pragmatic and commercial solutions, working exceptionally hard and responding quickly’. Other names to note are M&A co-leads Matthias Staehelin and Benedict Christ."

Chambers Europe (2018) - "Corporate/M&A"

"Clients praise Benedict Christ for his diligence and 'practical approach to resolving difficult issues with the other side.' His practice comprises M&A and general corporate advice, including transactions in the real estate sector. He assisted Bâloise Holding with its CHF 288 million acquisition of a majority stake in Pax Anlage and public tender offer."

Chambers Europe (2018) - "Corporate/M&A"

"According to market commentators, Robert Bernet is a 'very well-known' figure in the Swiss market. He is particularly focused on advising on transactions in the energy sector and has experience of public M&A. He advised Thales Alenia Space on its purchase of RUAG's opto-electronics business."

Chambers Europe (2018) - "Corporate/M&A"

"Felix Egli is particularly active in the private M&A area, where he advises on cross-border transactions. He also boasts experience of public takeover deals and recently assisted Astorg Partners with the Swiss aspects of its acquisition of a majority stake in AutoForm."

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